Supply Chain Manager

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Hertfordshire | Ref: BBBH19582


Supply Chain Manager

Role Profile
Our client, an established retail / wholesale business based in Hertfordshire, are looking for an experienced end - end supply chain manager, ideally coming from a retail / wholesale background. The successful candidate will be a senior figure within the UK & Irish leadership teams and will be able to conduct themselves across all levels.
Key responsibilities

  • Manage and develop cross fuctional team of 4
  • Take ownership of sales forecast
  • Continuous development and improvement of forecast
  • Propose solutions for slow moving and end of season stock
  • Maintain material codes and costings
  • Manage availability for new product launches
  • Maximize sales and minimize stock
  • Manage inbound scheduling
  • Manage relationships and performance of inbound hauliers
  • Prioritise shipments as required
  • Ensure stock levels match with 3PL
  • Inventory management
  • Consumer Services
  • Liaising with 3rd Party Warehousing and Distribution to ensure OTIF deliveries
  • Improving such report / performance indicators
    • Stock Levels
    • Sales Forecast
    • Demand Volume

Skills and Experience

  • Background within Supply Chain, Demand Forecasting, Customer services
  • Experience within retail wholesale preferred but not essential
  • Strong experience within SAP
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • Experienced managing small team
  • Strategic and Operational
  • Experienced managing 3PL and Freight
  • Continuous improvement mindset
  • Strong MS office skills
  • Strong presentation and analytical skills
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to motivate, influence and manage others
  • Ability to maintain an objective approach when faced with competing priorities
  • Proactive, 'can do' attitude

Client information
Our client is a Retail Wholesale business.

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